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Forum: Car Chat 07-10-16, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By Byprodrive
It's not the profile it's the tread compound, how...

It's not the profile it's the tread compound, how soft is it? Never heard of a passenger tire having more than 10/32nds tread depth especially a low profile tire.
You have know idea how many miles...
Forum: Car Chat 07-10-16, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Byprodrive
Bought my 2000 Boxster S in April 2003 with 15,k...

Bought my 2000 Boxster S in April 2003 with 15,k miles in Portland OR & drove it back to So.CA it now has 121,k miles. I have driven it to San Francisco & back twice, & to Louisiana & back once. It...
Forum: Car Chat 07-10-16, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By Byprodrive
Yes, street legal racecar. I always loved the...

Yes, street legal racecar. I always loved the wheels. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery!
Forum: Wheels and Tires Classifieds 07-10-16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,146
Posted By Byprodrive
LA area CA

LA area CA
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-30-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By Byprodrive
Octane is a rating of resistance to igniting. You...

Octane is a rating of resistance to igniting. You don't need or want gas over 95 octane.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-30-16, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By Byprodrive
Yep, my 2015 has 8,815 miles & a beautiful black...

Yep, my 2015 has 8,815 miles & a beautiful black interior.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-30-16, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By Byprodrive
Chevron Supreme is all I put in any of my cars,...

Chevron Supreme is all I put in any of my cars, they have 11+ to 1 compression ratio so the engine is more efficent with high octane gas. Costs a extra 30 cents per gallon but it adds more than a...
Forum: Car Chat 06-30-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,547
Posted By Byprodrive
I have a 2015 GS-Fsport & love it. Recently drove...

I have a 2015 GS-Fsport & love it. Recently drove a 2016 750i & hated it. Main thing is the electric power steering, anytime I was on grooved pavement I couldn't keep it centered in my lane. I...
Forum: Car Chat 06-30-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,154
Posted By Byprodrive
The 1st car I bought new for my wife, 1986 Honda...

The 1st car I bought new for my wife, 1986 Honda Prelude Si 4-speed manual trans, 1st black car ever made by Honda. Warranty expired without ever needing it. Sold it in 1995 with 137,k miles, only...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-23-16, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By Byprodrive
Wix is usually the best filter & they make many...

Wix is usually the best filter & they make many of NAPA's best filters
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-18-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By Byprodrive
PSI specs are always stated cold, meaning the car...

PSI specs are always stated cold, meaning the car has not been driven, or tires not exposed to direct sun, and ambient temperature is 69 degrees F. Raising tire temp 10 degrees adds 1psi.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-18-16, 06:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,258
Posted By Byprodrive
Michelins are as quiet as any tire made & will...

Michelins are as quiet as any tire made & will get quieter as they wear EVENLY. If you allow tires to wear unevenly you have altered the tread design & air moving thru the tread blocks can cause...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-18-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,258
Posted By Byprodrive
[QUOTE=hadokenuh;8155478]The Michelin PSS is...

[QUOTE=hadokenuh;8155478]The Michelin PSS is quiet among max performance summer tires but still not the quietest Michelin you can get though. The only way is to go with all season high performance or...
Forum: Car Chat 06-18-16, 05:38 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 20,826
Posted By Byprodrive
Drove the AMG GTS a couple weeks ago. Very...

Drove the AMG GTS a couple weeks ago. Very powerful & handles well, but the ride is unbelievably stiff in the comfort mode.
Forum: Car Chat 06-08-16, 09:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,571
Posted By Byprodrive
Did it have the Corintian leather??

Did it have the Corintian leather??
Forum: Car Chat 04-20-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Byprodrive
Designed by some guy named Ferdinand Porsche, I...

Designed by some guy named Ferdinand Porsche, I wonder what he did after the war?
Forum: Car Chat 04-20-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,547
Posted By Byprodrive
I have owned my 2000 Boxster S for 13 years today...

I have owned my 2000 Boxster S for 13 years today & it has been very reliable during the the 105,000 miles I have driven it. I do all the maintenance & repairs on it. Bought a 2007 Lexus IS350 new,...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 03-09-16, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,517
Posted By Byprodrive
Always start high & adjust from there while...

Always start high & adjust from there while monitoring tread wear.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-14-16, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,688
Posted By Byprodrive
1) no experience because 0-20 is designed to...

1) no experience because 0-20 is designed to benefit the environment not engines, I bought a new 2007 IS350 in april 2007. Oil cap labeled for 0W-30. Dealership said they use conventional Castrol....
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 02-11-16, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By Byprodrive
10-20mm you will not notice, especially on a GS...

10-20mm you will not notice, especially on a GS with rear steer. When time comes to replace my oe tires I will want to go 1 size bigger on front & maybe 1 size wider on rear depending on brand...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 02-11-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By Byprodrive
MPSS's are rated 30K unlees it's a staggered...

MPSS's are rated 30K unlees it's a staggered fitment preventing rotation. In that case they are rated 15k miles. That's the only tire I have bought since they were available. Be aware that...
Forum: Car Chat 02-11-16, 10:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,290
Posted By Byprodrive
It's in Palos Verdes Estates CA along a great...

It's in Palos Verdes Estates CA along a great ocean view drive route I have done many times. When these houses were 1st built about 10 years ago I was amazed at how close to the road they are & the...
Forum: Car Chat 02-11-16, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By Byprodrive
I know a man that commuted 35 miles in SoCA...

I know a man that commuted 35 miles in SoCA traffic in his F-430. When he got into his 70's he didn't like getting in & out of it so often so he bought a new FF when it 1st came out. It's much more...
Forum: Car Chat 02-04-16, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,666
Posted By Byprodrive
Me too! :thumbup:

Me too! :thumbup:
Forum: Car Chat 02-03-16, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By Byprodrive
1st new car I bought for my wife was a 1986 Honda...

1st new car I bought for my wife was a 1986 Honda Prelude Si. Chose between black,red,white or blue, manual or automatic trans. We got black, 1st Honda ever in black paint. Best car we ever owned...
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